One Mile Away
- 1h 31min
- Directed by: Penny Woolcock
- Written by: Penny Woolcock
- Cast: Dylan Duffus, Matthias Thompson
- UK release: 29 March 2013
Documentary about the long feud between two Birmingham street gangs and the efforts of two of their representatives (Duffus and Thompson) to broker a ceasefire. Woolcock vividly conveys what it's like to be caught up in these wars, but there's not much serious analysis of their root cause in the narcotics trade.
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One Mile Away14 Mar 2013
Heartfelt documentary from Penny Woolcock about gang violence in Birmingham
Winner of the Michael Powell award at last summer’s Edinburgh Film Festival, Penny Woolcock’s heartfelt if sometimes naïve documentary charts the efforts by representatives of two notorious inner-Birmingham street gangs, the Burger Bar Boys and the…
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